October 31, 2014

October 31, 2014

Hi-Tech Tailgating with PepsiCo
Football season is well underway and hi-tech tailgating is on the rise. If you want to be the host or hostess with the mostess and also have the best tailgating party in the parking lot, we’re sharing some tips that will make your guests feel welcome and right at home on game day!
shop.pepsi.com

Future of Computing
Emmy award-winning TV personality, writer and Tech Expert Katie Linendoll will debut & highlight a vision for the future of computing and brand new technology to hit the market from hp the first system to break the barriers between the physical and digital world.
sprout.hp.com

Boss Babe Body Scrub
She calls herself The Beauty Boss, a star of reality show Big Rich Atlanta, a former miss teen Georgia, who got started as a model at the age of 8 and has graced the pages of over 100 fashion hair magazines all over the globe. Today we got the chance to chat with Ashlee Wilson about her new line: Boss Babe Beauty Scrub.
bossbabebody.com

All Aboard the Disney Dream!
Jessica set out to sea, and she got to experience all there was to offer on board the Disney Dream!
disneycruise.disney.go.com

Off-Road Adventure
Looking for some adventure? The Sportsman® ACE features a revolutionary, sit-in chassis that is nimble and comfortable to operate. The design of the new Sportsman ACE provides a confidence-inspired ride, all while being trail-capable, offering an all-new off-road experience.

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October 30, 2014

Home Office Must Haves
A home office needs the proper necessities in order to be functional and lifestyle expert, Jeni Bond stopped by to share some must-haves for your home office.
bdiusa.com, cusa.canon.com, hammermill.com, casio.com

Retail Therapy
Time for our weekly “Retail Therapy” and this week we have some hot deals for the mommies out there!! Shop now at MySavvyBrands.com and get 30% off their exclusive deals.

God the Father
We got the chance to speak with Michael Franzese about the theatrical release of the movie inspired by his life: God the Father, a true story about mafia, money, love, loyalty and God.
godthefathermovie.com

Casio
To upgrade your home theater system for fall sports and movies, check out Casio’s LampFree® projectors. Weighing in at five pounds and only 1.7 inches thick, Casio’s SLIM series of projectors is ideal for any home theater environment.
casio-usa.com

Fall Beauty
From skin care to hair care, we’ve all your beauty and style bases covered! Paula’s Choice RESIST Simple Kit for Wrinkles + Breakouts addresses signs of aging, specifically those struggling with wrinkles and breakouts. Smooth and even your skin’s texture and prepare your face for that Hollywood look. Buy Glorious at youniqueproducts.com. Alterna Haircare Caviar Anti-Aging Replenishing Moisture Milk is a leave-in conditioner that absorbs instantly and hydrates deeply to treat dry, brittle or aging hair. Available at Target stores and Target.com, the Skinfix dryness and eczema collection works quickly to treat and prevent extremely dry skin without steroids or hydrocortisones. LeJolie is an online luxury boutique offering top fashion trends for women, men and kids as well as accessories and home goods at a fraction of retail price.

Brix
Move over Cheese, Wine has found a new love! Brix chocolate is specifically blended to compliment wine. Each type of chocolate pairs with different wine varietals.Tasted together the chocolate enhances the nuances of the wine. Visit Brixchocolate.com for more info or to order and don’t miss out on an opportunity to try this outstanding chocolate with your favorite wine! Indulge, you will want more!

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October 29, 2014

Tips for Looking Younger
We got some great skin tips to help regain that youthful looking glow!
strivectin.com

Tech for the Holidays
This holiday season, give your loved ones a smartphone and a tablet without breaking the bank with the Intel-powered ASUS PadFone X mini. This innovative design gives you the best of both worlds in one device. The 4.5 ” LTE smartphone converts into a 7” LTE tablet when you dock it into the tablet docking station- all this for just $199.99. Available now in AT&T stores and Wal-mart or at att.com/PadFoneXmin.

DIY Beauty Guide
Shape Magazine’s Cheryl Kramer Kaye helped us save some money with the biggest at-home beauty breakthroughs!
rb.com, tanda.com, amope.com

Church’s Chicken
Church’s Chicken is a place where people pour their hearts into making great food. Because chicken matters to them as much as the people who eat there. For more information on Church’s or to find a location near you, go to churchs.com.

VTech
Kids will go wild for VTech’s Go! Go! Smart Animals, offering exciting animal-themed playsets that let them explore the natural wonders of a zoo, travel through a forest and discover a tree house with colorful animal friends. Visit vtechkids.com/animals for more information.

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October 28, 2014

Retail Therapy Powered By: Savvy Brands
We got a sneak preview of this Thursday’s Retail Therapy Powered By: Savvy Brands! This week, the ladies have a little something for the moms out there.
mysavvybrands.com

Fall Travel
Fall is a great time to travel and Michelle Yarn brought us a few of her favorite options for every kind of traveler! Looking for the best value in cruising? For more info on MSC Divina, visit MSCCruisesUSA.com or call 877-287-2803.Palace Resorts sets the standard in five-star, all-inclusive resort accommodations with rates starting at $172 per person, per night. Delta Air Lines’ new nonstop flight from Atlanta to St. Croix, makes it easy to visit the U.S. Virgin Islands. North Carolina’s three distinct regions – the Mountains, Piedmont and the Coast all feature their own unique travel offerings.

America: The Movie
What would the world look like if America never existed? Author and filmmaker, Dinesh D’Souza, explores that question in his latest documentary “AMERICA: Imagine a World Without Her.” Click here for the chance to win a copy of the DVD, or the grand prize, a brand new gas grill!
americathemovie.com

Trending for the Holidays
No new gadget goes unnoticed by Tech Expert, Katie Linendoll. Known for having the last word on what’s trending and what’s a “must-have,” Katie’s gave us her coveted list of “must-give” gifts for the holidays!
thunknews.com/trending

Take a Break in Chile
We got the details on breaking away from the day-to-day with a vacation to Chile from Turismo Chile’s Juan Lopez!
chile.travel/en/

Stress-Free Holiday Travel
Travel Expert, Stephanie Oswald gave us tips for taking the stress out of Holiday travel!
Megabus.com

Ovation Brands
Remember, Ryan’s, HomeTown Buffet, and Old Country are the places to be this October for Thursday Family Night! Celebrate the Anniversary Editions of “Ghostbusters I & II” on Blu-ray and enjoy tasty home-style cooking with fun family-friendly activities. On Halloween, visit any of the 324 restaurants with your little ghosts and goblins, and they can eat for free. All costumed characters 11 years and younger enjoy a free dine-in meal October 31, 5-8 pm.

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October 27, 2014

Medicine Cabinet Makeover
Well known RN and Health Expert, Linda Ciampa, shared her tips for what to keep and what to toss in your family’s medicine cabinet!
biotalabna.com, aveeno.com, allegra.com, nasacort.com

Find Your Irish Side in Nashville
We met up with our friends at Tourism Ireland for one last trip to connect to our Irish side, and it took us all the way to music city!
tourismireland.com

What’s Hot for the Holidays
Tech Expert, Paul Hochman gave us a look at some gifts to kick start your holiday shopping!
tipsontv.com

Fall Must Haves for the Home
Shark®, a pioneer in innovative cleaning solutions and small household appliances, gives busy consumers better and more efficient products that fit their lifestyle. Philips Hue can be controlled using a smartphone or tablet and offers a full spectrum of colors and whites to match your mood, moments, or décor…all at the tap of an app. Go to meethue.com for a list of all retailers including HomeDepot.com and Apple Stores nationwide. Rabbit Air’s BioGS 2.0, in recognition by the design community, has won three major design awards, including the Red Dot Design Award in Germany. Visit deltashowerdoors.com to use the online selection tool and learn more about installing your own customized Delta shower door! GreenWorks has you covered with some great tools for fall!

Home Office Must Haves
A home office needs the proper necessities in order to be functional and lifestyle expert, Jeni Bond stopped by to share some must-haves for your home office.
bdiusa.com, cusa.canon.com, hammermill.com, casio.com

Ally Financial
Your credit score plays an important role when financing a vehicle. Learn what goes into them and what affects them at Ally.com

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October 24, 2014

STEAM Education
When it comes to education, the focus has been on “STEM” for the past 10 years, but now we’re seeing a shift to “STEAM” education, which adds a focus on art. VTech’s Innotab Max gives kids a fun way to build interest in the five STEAM subjects and encourage them to learn because they want to!
vtechkids.com/ITMax

What Should You Recycle?
We got some help when it comes to recycling from Green Living Expert, Danny Seo!
radioshack.com

Halloween on the High Seas
Jessica got the chance to experience Halloween on the Disney Dream, and we got a little peak at her adventure!
disneycruise.disney.go.com/

Winter Wellness
Winter is right around the corner, and so is cold and flu season. We got some helpful tips on how to maintain our overall wellness this winter from physician Dr. Keri Peterson.
videopump.tv

Amope Pedi Perfect
Looking for softer skin on your feet? Our beauty find of the day is the NEW Amopé Pedi Perfect Electronic Foot File.. After one use, the electric foot file will remove rough hard skin, giving you smooth feet! It’s Available at drugstores and mass retailers nationwide!
amope.com

Fall Entertaining
We’ve got all of your Fall Entertaining needs covered! Fall is in the air and The Pamper Chef has all the tool and recipes to make your holiday entertaining simple and delicious. Check out their Covered Roaster at PamperedChef.com Mikasa Cheers has everything you need to make entertaining fun, including stemware, dinnerware, and serve ware — just visit mikasa.com for more info. Ciao Bella, maker of premium, artisan gelato and sorbetto, is ideal for all fall entertaining. Lindsay Olives are perfect for entertaining. Pile them high in a pretty bowl and garnish with your favorite fresh herbs. Visit Lindsay Olives to learn more about the recipe featured in the segment! Avery offers free Halloween templates at Avery.com/Treat for personalizing labels and tags to make parties and treats frightening and festive.

PickUrGift
PickUrGift.com is dedicated to improving the tradition of gift giving. “The Reverse Wishlist” is the first of it’s kind. Easy and Fun to use for all. For more information visit pickurgift.com and click the “contact us” link or email at info@pickurgift.com

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October 23, 2014

CEA Demo Days
Consumers now have more home entertainment options than ever, and the choices can be overwhelming. But knowing the right technologies and components can help you sort through the technical jargon and design a home entertainment system that fits your lifestyle AND your budget. During Consumer Electronics Association’s (CEA)® Demo Days in October, consumers can visit specialty dealers all over the country and learn about the latest in television and audio technology. Jim Barry, “The Digital Answer Man” offered us a sneak peak at what you’ll find during Demo Days.
ceademodays.com

Smart Traveler Guide
When planning your next vacation, there are countless ways travelers can get immersed in local culture and stretch their budget. True immersion in local regions is the best way to enrich traveling experiences. Thinking like a local can help you get the most out of your vacation…and thinking like a smart traveler will enable you to do more while staying within your budget. Travel Channel host, Samantha Brown, shared her tips and raised awareness on how to outsmart the vacation planning process.
bankofamerica.com

Teen Safe Driving Week
It’s national teen safe driving week, a reminder that teens, texting and driving can be a deadly combination. Straight Talk Wireless started an initiative that will help give teens the tools they need to drive safely. For more information, visit STSafeDriver.com.

Retail Therapy
Thursday’s are the day that we bring you some “Retail Therapy” with our friends over at MySavvyBrands.com where you’ll get great deals on the trendiest items. This week’s special is candles, wearable candles! Shop now at MySavvyBrands.com.

Small Steps to Live Better
When it comes to wellness, there’s always room to take some small steps to live better, so Registered Dietitian, Frances Largeman-Roth gave us some tips for doing just that!
oceanspray.com

23 Blast
The Dylan Baker Film, 23 Blast, inspired by the true life events of Travis Freeman, who played football for Corbin High School in the mid 1990’s despite being blind, will release nationwide in theaters October 2014, and we caught up with the film’s Director as well as Travis Freeman himself!
23blast.com

Healthy Lifestyle
Self confidence is a natural health booster. One way to boost self confidence is to smile more. If you’re not happy with your teeth and are looking for ways to smile more freely and openly, consider teeth straightening options like Invisalign clear aligners. For more info on cost and to find an Invisalign orthodontist or dentist in your area, go to invisalign.com. Crizal® Prevencia™ No-Glare lenses offers eyes critical protection against harmful types of blue light. Visit crizal.com/bluelight for more information.

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October 22, 2014

The Silver Lining
We spoke to breast cancer survivor and bestselling author of “The Silver Lining” Hollye Jacobs, who is teaming up with Allstate to offer up her guide for those navigating through the stages of treatment and recovery.
Allstate.com

College Football Insight
With the college football season more than half way over, we talked to former football player and current co-host of ESPNCollege Gameday, Desmond Howard, about the race to the Heisman trophy and the first ever college football playoff!
Aflac.com

Experiencing the Irish Culture
Events around the nation like the Highland Games help you not only experience the Irish culture, but help you get in touch with your Irish roots! From talking to genealogists about your family tree to immersing yourself in the music, there is fun to be had! But, there is nothing like experiencing it in Ireland. Plan your trip today at Ireland.com.

Hallowaiian: Halloween Hawaiian Style
We got some simple and spooky “Hallowaiian” recipes from King’s Hawaiian’s Courtney Taira in our own DBZ kitchen!
KingsHawaiian.com

Choosing the Right Doctor
Dr. Archelle Georgiou shared a new, better way to make an informed decision about your physician with Healthgrades.com.

RealtyTrac
Imagine taking a photo of any property and instantly downloading real estate details. It’s possible with the new RealtyTrac app for iPhone which features tools to help you find the perfect property.
RealtyTrac.com/mobile

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October 21, 2014

Retail Therapy
Hey all, don’t forget to tune in this Thursday as our friends over Savvy Brands are breaking down this week’s Retail Therapy buy -wearable candles!
MySavvyBrands.com

Krystal Celebrates it’s 82nd Anniversary!
Krystal is celebrating it’s 82nd Anniversary with you in mind! Visit a participating Krystal location today and get a Krystal and small drink for $0.82. Sounds like quite a deal to us! Enjoy :)
Krystal.com

The Savvy Stews Take Us to Newport Beach, CA!
It’s #TravelTuesday and Savvy Stews are docking & dining, sailing, golfing, and..jetpacking?! That’s right! They’re taking a DIFFERENT kind of flight over Newport Beach, CA’s harbor.
SavvyStews.com

Just For Parents & Kids!
Whether it is food or toys, we have the perfect items every parent & kid would want.  STOUFFER’S Mac Cups are the same STOUFFER’S mac & cheese you love, in a convenient little cup. Available in the frozen aisle nationwide. Applegate HALF TIME: the first natural and organic pre-packed lunch kit. Now parents don’t have to sacrifice quality for convenience. The all-new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Half Shell Heroes line from Playmates Toys lets kids as young as 3 enjoy their first Turtles play experience. Mabel’s Labels are super cute and extra durable personalized labels for the stuff kids lose. All of the labels are dishwasher, microwave and laundry safe!

Winter Wonderland Vacation
Olympic Medalist Picabo Street gave us the scoop on her amazing career and where she’s hitting the slopes these days!
WyndhamRentalsDeals.com

VTech
In support of a well-rounded curriculum that includes science, technology, engineering, math and arts, VTech offers STEAM-based content for its InnoTab children’s learning tablets. Content is available on the company’s Learning Lodge app store for the entire InnoTab range, including InnoTab MAX, its most powerful and versatile 7” tablet and its first with Android learning content.

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October 20, 2014

What’s New Dr. Frank
We had Dr. Frank in the house to show us the latest from LG!
LG.com

Fall Wellness Checkup
A new season means a new you! So we got the a-z fall wellness checklist from Lifestyle Expert, Terra Wellington!
dole.com, wasa-usa.com, stanleysteemer.com, walgreens.com

Top Tech Picks
Tech & Digital Lifestyle Commentator, Mario Armstrong gave us a look at the apps and tech products we want to know about as we get closer to the holiday season!
thunknews.com/techpicks

Bathroom Makeovers
Lifestyle Expert, Brian Kelsey gave us the scoop on the must-haves for guys and gals when it comes to staking your claim in the bathroom!
dovemencare.com, coldeeze.com

Nathan’s Famous
Nathan’s Famous announced their partnership with KaBOOM! earlier this year and to support their partnership, Nathan’s created a fun and unique program called Ready. Set. PLAY. As a part of Ready. Set. PLAY., Nathan’s has hosted fun Coney Island themed events in communities across the country providing active and balanced play opportunities. They’re also funding a KaBOOM! playground build this December in Kissimmee, Florida, with the support of the City of Kissimmee and local non-profit Community Vision.

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